Art & Crafts
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How to Accessorize a Room
Learn how to add the final touches to a room through the addition of accessories. Explore a variety of product types and learn how to arrange artwork, ceramics and soft goods.
CE-HOME 2009, 2 Tues., Nov. 3 & 10, 6:30-8:30 pm, $50. A Concra. #90486
Color Palette for Interiors
For anyone with an interest for interior design. Create a color palette for your home and learn color basics such as hue, value, chroma, as well as how to use these to add depth and variety to a room. Explore color harmonies and established color combinations. Discover sources of inspiration and how to determine the focal point of a room. Develop a color mood board to use as inspiration to map out the color palette for your home.
CE-HOME 2008, 2 Tues., Sept. 15 & 22, 6:30-8:30 pm, $60 (+ $10 for color wheel, payable to instructor). A Concra. #90175
Painting En Plein Air
Students will focus on outdoor landscape painting. Various locations throughout the local area will be selected. Rain dates TBA. Focus will be on color mixing, light and shadow, and composition. Students will be informed of the great plein air traditions of the Impressionists and the Hudson River School painters. Various approaches to landscape painting will be introduced, including water-mixable techniques in oil painting.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2020PE, 12 Sat., Sept. 12-Dec. 12 (skip 10/31 & 11/28), 2:00-4:00 pm, $259 (+ $20 studio fee). #90457
Painting and Drawing for Adults
Work with a variety of media and learn different approaches to painting and drawing. Prep a palette, mix colors, use media, work on various surfaces, learn about brushes, investigate the use of colors and shades, and create strong compositions. Painting and drawing from observation will be implemented by working from a live model, still-life arrangements, and portraiture.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2146PE, 12 Mon., Sept.14-Nov. 30, 6:00-8:00 pm, $259 (+ $20 studio fee). #90458
Mixed Media Printmaking for Adults
This course will introduce innovative ways to make homemade prints while also introducing how everyday technology like copy machines, computers, and jet printers make printing possible and contemporary. Students will make a portrait print by using a photograph. Working from a live model or by drawing from observations, students may paint directly onto a printing plate to make a monotype print on rice paper. The instructor will introduce soft linocut, monotype, and silkscreen on a variety of printmaking papers with textual effects, fabric inks, mixed media, and collage methods.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2334PE, 12 Tues., Sept.15-Dec 1, 6:00-8:00 pm, $290. #90459
Fabric for Interiors
Do you want to learn how to create your dream interior? Discover the fundamentals of how to select fabrics for interiors. Starting with the basics, learn how to find inspiration, create a color scheme and develop a focal point for a room. Gain confidence on how to use these tools to develop a fabric room scheme. Explore the special requirements for fabrics for upholstery and window treatments. Fabric sources will be shared and learn tips of how to communicate with a workroom.
CE-HOME 2007, 2 Tues., Oct. 6 & 13, 6:30-8:30 pm, $60. A Concra. #90176
Would you like to learn how to draw outrageously funny cartoon characters quickly? How about drawing action figures and super heroes using just 25 basic shapes? Do you want to create fantastic scenes where creatures from another world can roam about freely? Highly instructional class with easy to follow step-by-step instruction taught by a professional cartoonist. Also included: drawing hands, animals, figures in motion, exciting perspectives, and shading techniques.
CE-ART 2122, 8 Fri., Sept. 18-Nov. 6, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $160. V Davis. #89985
Constructing Clothing without a Stitch
Learn how to transform a flat design into a three-dimensional piece of clothing by tracing a precut pattern onto newsprint. Cut and assemble the two-dimensional newsprint pattern into a three-dimensional basic block dress all without the use of a sewing machine or needle. Transform the basic block dress into your own design given visual representation, such as magazine photography and/or fashion images from the internet. The final design can be later sewn into fabric at your leisure.
CE-CRAFT 2071VA, 2 Thurs., Oct. 15 & 22, 5:30-7:30 pm, $50. N Avery. #90315